What does Verna mean?
Verna [ver-na] as a girls' name is pronounced VER-nah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Verna is "spring green". Short form of Laverne; feminine form of Vernon. Used since the late 19th century. Virna (Italian) became familiar in the 1960s due to actress Virna Lisi. The name has a dated air.
(female) Velna, Verca, ..
(male) Verian, Verun, .. Middle name pairings:
Verna Kaylah (V.K.), ..
How popular is Verna?
Verna is a very popular first name for females (#359 out of 4276, Top 8%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#19174 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Verna reached its highest rank of #126 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Laverna, Laverne, Verda, Verne, Vernetta, Vernette, Vernice, Vernie, Vernita and Vernon are the popular varying forms of Verna listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Verna were popular in the 1910s (adoption of 0.24%), but now, versions such as Verna have become less fashionable.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Berna, Denna, Erna▼, Ferna, Geena, Gena▼, Jeana, Karna, Keena, Kenna▲, Kerena, Leona▼, Leyna, Lorna▼, Marna, Meena, Mena, Merna, Morna, Murna, Neena, Nena, Nenna, Orna, Penna, Reena, Rena▼, Sena▼, Seryna, Teana, Teena, Tena▼, Teona, Terina, Teryna (see Terena), Teyna, Vana, Varena, Varina, Varona, Veda▲, Veena, Veenia, Veeva, Veina, Velma▼, Vena▼, Venna, Vera▼, Verbena, Verbyna, Verde, Vere, Vereena, Verena, Verene, Verina, Verine, Verita, Verka, Verla▼, Verly, Vernika, Veron, Verona▼, Verone, Veronka, Verowna (see Verona), Veryna, Vesta▼, Vienna▲, Warna, Xena▼, Yerina and Zenna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Verna.See names in meaning and etymology.